AlertSeattle Launches for Seattle Residents









The City of Seattle Office of Emergency Management has launched a new emergency alerting system called Alert Seattle.


Residents can sign up for the free system which will send you customized alerts by:

·         Text message

·         Email

·         Voice Message

·         Facebook

·         Twitter

This service is provided by the City of Seattle at no cost; however, message and data rates may apply.


Emergency alerts would be sent when there is a significant risk to life and /or property at any time of the day.


Alert Seattle can also send you customizable and are sent only during the hours of 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. These notifications include:

·         Severe weather

·         Safety

·         Health

·         Utility service disruptions

·         Major traffic incidents

You can sign up online for Alert Seattle or visit the Facebook and Twitter pages.

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